Lost our 8-week-old BA today UPDATE!! Post #6

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KristaBeth, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. KristaBeth

    KristaBeth Out Of The Brooder

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    The older chicks were out foraging in the back yard and I went out to check and only found two of them - they were in the kids' playhouse and uncharacteristically quiet. Our BA and BO were nowhere in the yard. I went over to the neighbor's yard and called for them, and heard cheeping from underneath his car. Thought they were both under there but only found our BO, with a bloody cut right next to her comb. Mystery is no where to be found [​IMG]

    My kids are devastated and I am so sad - she was one of our first chicks.

    Now trying to find someone in our area that will sell us one or two BA chicks. My son (who named Mystery) wants another just like her.

    Bummer.
     
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  2. macmama

    macmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Did they get out of your yard, or are they just free-range? It's such a bummer when something like that happens, especially when you have kids. [​IMG]
     
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  3. LeezyBeezy

    LeezyBeezy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, that's really sad. Sorry about the little one!
     
  4. Rachel'sFlock

    Rachel'sFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] to you KristaBeth and [​IMG] to the kids.
    I am so sorry for your loss. Farming is hard, and that is a difficult bit of it for me, as well. My heart goes out to your family.

    Blessings of Comfort
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    How sad. Very sorry.
     
  6. KristaBeth

    KristaBeth Out Of The Brooder

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    She came back!!!! [​IMG]

    We went out into the yard about 5:30 and there she was, trying to get back into the coop! Not a scratch on her. I guess she must have been hiding, I'm pretty sure something came into the yard and scared them all, and hurt my BO.

    Lesson learned, they are always going to be supervised when free-ranging from now on!

    Yay!
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    That's great I'm so glad she came back!
     
  8. Rachel'sFlock

    Rachel'sFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hooray!!!!
    It is a miracle! I am so very blessed to hear the great news!
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  9. downstownlady

    downstownlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!!! Great News!!!
     
  10. dreamwallaby

    dreamwallaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY!! I love a happy ending [​IMG]
     

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